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James Erskine Calder papers relating to the administration of Land in Tasmania, 1830-1868, 1873

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James Erskine Calder papers relating to the administration of Land in Tasmania, 1830-1868, 1873

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9AL4GPQY

James Erskine Calder papers relating to the administration of Land in Tasmania, 1830-1868, 1873

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James Erskine Calder papers relating to the administration of Land in Tasmania, 1830-1868, 1873

Full title

James Erskine Calder papers relating to the administration of Land in Tasmania, 1830-1868, 1873

Date

1830-1868, 1873

Record Identifier

9AL4GPQY
Physical Description

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0.22 metres of textual material (3 vols.) - manuscript

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SCOPE AND CONTENTS

Contents

Volumes contain correspondence, memorandum, circulars, and notes received by Calder mainly from the Surveyor General, George Frankland, his successor Robert Power, the Deputy-Surveyor-General, Hugh C. Cotton, and the Acting Surveyor General, James Sprent, regarding the surveying, subdivision, granting, and administration of land in Van Diemen's Lan...

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James Erskine Calder papers relating to the administration of Land in Tasmania, 1830-1868, 1873

NOTES

General note

The majority of maps are drawn on tracing paper.
The volume was rebound into new covers at an unknown date.
Some letters have notes on the reverse.
Papers bear several watermarks including:
"Edward Smith / 1812" ; "Edward Smith / 1845" ; "Edward Smith / 1848"
"Slade / 1825" ; "Slade / 1826"
"Snelgrove's / 1827" ; "Snelgrove / 182...

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Titled on spine.

CONTEXTUAL INFORMATION

Source

Bequeathed by D.S. Mitchell, 1907

Administrative / Biographical history

James E. Bicheno, born in England, was appointed Colonial Secretary of Van Diemen's Land in 1842.
Edward Boyd, born in England, was appointed Deputy-Surveyor-General in Van Diemen's Land in 1829 and was promoted in 1839 to the position of Surveyor-General after George Frankland's death. As Lieut-Governor Franklin was dissatisfied with his perfo...

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